Destin, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Destin is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida. Destin is a principal city of the Crestview–Fort Walton Beach–Destin, Florida metropolitan area. Destin had a population of approximately 13,264 in the year 2016. Destin was established in 1984. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.2 square miles.

The City of Destin operates under a council-manager form of government with seven at-large elected councilors and a mayor.

The mayor of Destin is Gary Jarvis. Mayor Jarvis can be contacted at (850) 837-4242 and by email at gjarvis@cityofdestin.com.

Gary Jarvis, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Destin
4200 Indian Bayou Trail
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: (850) 837-4242
Email: gjarvis@cityofdestin.com

Destin City Mayor

According to research of Florida and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Destin, Florida as of October 16, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Destin to the number of sex offenders is 1,710 to 1.

Destin, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 1,296 total crimes per 100,000 people in Destin, Florida. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Florida which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Destin is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Destin, there were an estimated 179 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Florida is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 1,117 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Florida average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Destin, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Destin is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.55 daily crimes that occur in Destin.
  • Destin is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Destin you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Destin has decreased by 7%.

Destin Police Department

We didn’t find any police department in Destin. But, as Destin is located in Okaloosa County, we provided details of Okaloosa County Sherriff’s Office.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

The City of Crestview is located in Okaloosa County, Florida. The Sheriff of Okaloosa County is Larry R. Ashley. Sheriff Ashley can be contacted at (954) 831-8901.

Larry R. Ashley, Sheriff
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
50 2nd Street
Shalimar, Florida 32579
Phone: 850 651-7547
Fax: 850 609-2086

Okaloosa Sheriff Calls for Service
Okaloosa County Sheriff
Okaloosa Sheriff Facebook

Open Records Request in Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida

Contact the City Clerk for public records of Destin. The City Clerk is the Custodian of Public Records for the Crestview, and all the respective departments. The location of and record request contact information for the City Clerk’s Office is:

Rey Bailey, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Destin
4200 Indian Bayou Trail
Destin, FL 32541
Phone: (850) 837-4242
Email: rbailey@cityofdestin.com

Destin City Clerk
Destin City Public Records
Destin City Public Records Archives

Public records can also be requested by contacting the Records Section of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Records Section is responsible for administering the electronic and written records of the agency in compliance with Florida Statutes and agency policy, as well as providing these records to the public upon request.

Requests for public records can be made in person by phone or by email at recordsrequest@sheriff-okaloosa.org.

The location of and record request contact information for the Records section of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is:

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters
50 2nd Street,
Shalimar, Florida 32579
Phone: 850.651.7434
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Okaloosa Sheriff Records Section
Statewide Official Records

Police Logs in Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida

Okaloosa Sheriff Arrests
Okaloosa Sheriff Warrants

All outstanding warrants can be sorted via first name, last name, and middle name.

For statewide criminal history information, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records, (850) 410-8109, or visit the website.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records:

Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search:

This database contains public record information on offenders classified as sexual predators and sexual offenders under Florida law because of a conviction for a sex-related crime.

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search

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